Horse Health Matters®

First Aid in Treating Equine Injuries

by EquiMed Staff

April 19, 2017 17:04

Learn the three rules for treating equine injuries and how to treat the most common wounds and fractures …

Fitness And Conditioning

Ttouch VS Reiki - Which Is Right for Your Horse …

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Ttouch VS Reiki - Which Is Right for Your Horse …

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 15, 2017 14:55

TTouch, massage and Reiki require that you learn to perform the technique correctly so take advantage of the books, DVDs and seminars or classes where you can …

General Care

Bot Fly - A Common Horse Pest

Mark Sellers

Bot Fly - A Common Horse Pest

by Mark Sellers

April 21, 2017 13:39

Learn how bot flies not only annoy your horse, but how the larvae of bot flies invade your horse's gums and intestinal tract causing diseases and disturbances …

Healthy Barn

Selecting a Horse Waterer

Flossie Sellers

Selecting a Horse Waterer

by Flossie Sellers

April 26, 2017 15:06

Read about the 6 factors that affect the amount of water your horse needs daily and learn about the options available that enable you to make sure your horse …

Tip of the Day

Avoid injury when transporting horses by using a protective skull cap and shipping boots.

Healthy Barn

Barn Prep Tips For Winter

Katie Navarra

Barn Prep Tips For Winter

by Katie Navarra

April 28, 2017 12:22

Learn the essentials for winterizing your barn to keep your horses safe, comfortable and healthy and to avoid frustration down the road …

Lameness

Common Causes of Lameness

Flossie Sellers

Common Causes of Lameness

by Flossie Sellers

May 2, 2017 13:59

What makes your horse go lame and where is the lameness located? Here are some tips that will help you answer these questions when you notice that your horse …

Buyer Beware! What's in Those Feed Products You Give Your Horse …

by EquiMed Staff

May 6, 2017 12:31

What you don't know about what you are giving your horse can harm your horse and cost you time, effort, and money that may not only be wasted, but may actually …

Reproductive Care

Postnatal Care of Your Foal

EquiMed Staff

Postnatal Care of Your Foal

by EquiMed Staff

May 7, 2017 13:16

Finally, your new baby foal arrives. Give your newborn foal a great start in life by attending to his postnatal care. The comprehensive article helps you begin …

Essentials

Meeting the Horse's Basic Dietary Needs

by EquiMed Staff

May 3, 2017 11:17

Horses require basic nutrition elements in proper proportions and amounts. This article discuss the equine's basic dietary needs, giving you the information you …

General Care

Horse Parasite Control Guidelines

EquiMed Staff

Horse Parasite Control Guidelines

by EquiMed Staff

November 8, 2018 11:24

Read about the many types of parasites that can affect your horse and learn how using the three "arms" of strategic deworming can be an answer to your parasite …

General Care

Horse Vaccination Guidelines

EquiMed Staff

Horse Vaccination Guidelines

by EquiMed Staff

April 21, 2017 10:34

An effective equine vaccination program always begins with a discussion with your veterinarian and why the risk factors in your particular area of the country …

First Aid

Do's and Don'ts of Horse First Aid

EquiMed Staff

Do's and Don'ts of Horse First Aid

by EquiMed Staff

April 10, 2017 10:26

Minor injuries and illnesses in horses can turn into costly or catastrophic situations if not recognized and treated promptly. Read to learn the 5 principles of …

Word of the Day

Chestnut

A reddish colored horse with matching mane and tail, or a callous-like patch located on the inside of an equine's legs.

Want a Healthy Horse? Look to the Way Horses Live in the Wild …

by EquiMed Staff

April 25, 2017 13:06

Over the years, researchers have thoroughly investigated the evolution of horses and determined that the way horses live in the wild can serve as a guide for …

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adjective
  1. absolutely necessary; extremely important.
    synonyms: crucial, necessary, key, vital, indespensable, important, of the essence, critcal imperative, manditory, compulsory, obligatory

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Quote of the Day

Get off your horse and drink your milk.

John Wayne

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